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from them in 9 minutes. >>> student protest wrapped up at university of california at berkeley today. they want tuition cut now that prop 30 passed. ktvu's sal castaneda is live with how today's action is a far cry from what happened a year ago. >> reporter: for one thing the protesters have left, although these are a lot of students walking by, walk ugway from -- walking away from class. they say they were protesting to make higher education affordable to all. >> reporter: many braved the wind and the rain for a walk out and rally to demand tuition reductions now that prop 30 has passed. at one point it was pouring but that didn't dampen the spirit of the crowd. today's demonstration comes near the first anniversary of the occupy cal movement. last year police and protesters clashed when tents were removed. this year the demonstration has been noisy but peaceful so far. after the noon rally the crowd marched where meetings were held. they wanted to make sure the money raised by prop 30 gets used for public education. >> right now the money is not guaranteed to go to public education
of california. >>> president obama employed a little, in the results of the fiscal cliff. the president surrounded himself with people who he said were middle class americans. if congress does nothing, a series of automatic spending cuts and tax hikes will take in effect in january. the president want to raise income taxes on those who make more than $250,000 a year. republicans don't want to do it and reduce spending cuts. >>> president urges americans to use social media, especially twitter. they introduced the hash tag, my 2k, including my $2 k. how much more each middle class family would pay without congressional action. >> my 2k and e-mail, post office, member of the congress, do what it takes to communicate a sense of urgency. >> republicans are embracing the my 2k hash tag. they are using it to make points against the president's plan. >>> the police standoff is enteringit fifth hour after an animal control officer was shot and killed, helping to evict a man from the northern california home this afternoon. it's happening in the city, 20 miles south of sacramento. reporter mel l
inside one of those plastic bins. standing right next to it, a man bound for southern california. >> thad a toggle switch on it. it had fuses, it had a circuit board and it also had wires protruding from it. he took the watch aufshgs placed it in the bin trying to get it through x-rays. >> after spotting that device, terminal 2 was shut down for 25 minutes. agents then conducted an extensive search of the man's possessions. >> he had boots that were two sizes too big and had a home maid insert in them that would either make somebody taller or in this case also had a cavity that was empty that you could potentially con keel. it looked home maid to us. >> the suspect 49-year-old jeff row was arrested. deputies say mcgann who was flying to lax with only a backpack did not have explosives on him but sergeant nelson says what he did have on him could have been used as a triggering device. passengers we spoke to tipped their cap to t sa. >> that they caught it and, you know, it's in god's hands. i'm okay with that. >> right now suspect jeffrey mcgann who has prior drug conviction is in jail boo
are linking yesterday's shooting to hispanic gangs from union city. david stevenson. >>> california parole officers were out last night making sure halloween was safe for children. they contacted 1700 parolees statewide. here in the bay area, and along the central coast, 252 searches were conducted. 16 arrests. 85 arrests statewide. charges including possession of child pornography, weapons and narcotics. >>> the attorney for a swimming coach labeled the defense response as appalling in a lawsuit against the school district over sexual abuse when the coach was a teen. he says the two teachers abused her. one committed suicide the other pleaded guilty. the defense said her negligence contributed to her auburns. the district, the superintendent -- abuse. the district and the superintendent are named as defendant. >>> long road of recovery after superstorm sandy. 90 people in the united states and canada were killed. bringing the total death toll fromicisticist to 100 -- from superstorm sandy to 157. and officials abandon their search for a ship's chapten who is believed -- is happen who is b
searched an today for cyber monday: . >> california began taxes on- line sales this year, but at 5:30, why the state may be missing out on millions of dollars because of how that law was written. >>> a new crackdown on internet counterfeiters. 132 international websites were shut down today. >> jaymee: c.e. said they were -- ice said that count fitters send shabby merchandise, or often fail to fill the order at all. >> organized criminals looking to take advantage of unsuspecting consumers to make a quick buck. >> congress returned today from its thanksgiving break with the country still headed toward that fiscal cliff. republicans are pressing the white house for a list of long- term spending cuts. democrats still want to raise income taxes on the rich. so far there is little outward signs the two sides are are closer to heading off the automatic tax increases and spending cuts economists have said could push the economy into another recession. the dow dropped 42 points today. the nasdaq was up by 9. the s&p closed by by 2. >>> a carbon monoxide scare that sent four people to the hospita
midnight so we talked to campaign volunteers. some from california here in chicago, focused on swing states. [ music playing ] >> reporter: president obama started his day with bruce springsteen in wisconsin. >> are you fired up? >> yeah. >> are you ready to go? >> yeah. >> reporter: then it was on to ohio with a final planned stop in iowa. in chicago, behind closed doors the stage was being set for his rally, will it be a victory or concession speech? >> i am scared. >> that was not unique. >> that is fantastic. >> reporter: volunteers were making final calls of the campaign. >> i think everyone is pulling together to get this done. >> reporter: she is from san francisco. working the campaign on the road. >> i went to nevada and then here to chicago. >> reporter: theeft is not -- the effort is not on illinois. they are calling out of state. >> reporter: why are you calling? >> we have been calling people in iowa and wisconsin. swing states. >> reporter: she too felt nerves as election day approached but that has changed. >> i feel optimistic. i wasn't till i looked at the polls yesterday a
to strike tomorrow. the california nurses association called a two day strike at sutter hospitals. this will be the second strike this month. nurses at two san jose hospitals operated by hospital corporation of america will also walk out tomorrow. they have hired replacement nurses. >>> man arrested at oakland international airport for wearing a suspicious watch will not face charges. today the district attorney declined to file charges against john i am -- against him. he is an artist who made this watch and he was told that it was okay to wear on the plane. >>> deputy accused of robbing a bank is out on jail. ktvu's david stevenson looked into this and is here with what he learned. >> reporter: we were first to report on the arrest of a sheriff's deputy at this jail. we learned today what may be ahead for him. >>> there was no answer at the home today. the 36-year-old is the bank robber seen in this bank robber photo. he was arrested friday morning and charged with felony burglary -- felony and burglary. he made bail and left the jail. >> my expectation would be that an officer
must get federal court approval before making any changes to their election procedures. four california counties are also covered by that provision of the voting rights act. several of the states say the basis for the supervision is outdated and they've made enough improvements they no longer need the oversight. >> president obama is set to travel to new york to review recovery efforts. the president will be on the east coast on thursday. there he'll meet with families affected by the storm as well as local officials and first responders. new york officials estimate damage from sandy could reach $33 billion in that state. the president traveled to new jersey last week to view the damage and recovery efforts there. >>> an 11-year-old boy from santa clara was among the victims of wednesday's major earthquake. the family of aldo dominguez vasquez says the boy was living with an uncle and was working in the family's wary when that earthquake hit. the cousin says aldo's parents are divorced and both live in the united states. >> tonight a peace officer's group will hold a fundraiser. office
at the headquarters, responsible for monitoring real and potential disaster issues in california, nevada, arizona, hawaii and all united states possessions in the pacific. the damage on the east coast is so bad it's. >> all hands on deck. >> reporter: the administrator said that her office is already sent a ten person incident management team to the east coast to match federal resources with local needs. >> they are there to help the states fill the gaps, the resource gap that the state identities and that the locals have. >> reporter: the no call has been made for supplies their depot at moffet field. they say that's ready to respond in an instant as eastern depots are depleted. >> if we area lift them or -- i wouldn't be surprised if they will be tapped. >> we sent people back and more if necessary depending on the damage a fair questiona rices, are we going to be protected here? >> we are maintaining arability. maintaining our our availability here. >> reporter: other agencies are also pulling resources all effort nation to the hard hit coast. ktvu channel 2news. >> local red cross also
district. the california highway patrol noticed the suspect driving under the influence. authorities chased her as she drove on to city streets. hit a parked car and that car then hit a man who was walking with his bicycle. the woman continued to drive and then hit another parked car. and that crash stopped her car and that is when she was taken into custody. >> she was injured in the collision. minor. and taken to the hospital. and once she was cleared she was booked into the county jail. >> the suspect is cerena barros, the chp says she has several arrests for bui. >>> cal-osha is investigating the death of a man who was crushed by a fork lift about 9:30 a.m. this morning at sierra -- over super lynx plastic. workers were lifting one fork lift with another when it fell and crushed a worker. the victim was a 34-year-old man from oakland. cal-osha investigated them twice last year, one for two minor violations and another a worker sprained his ankle. >>> judge made it official today, the solyndra plant will be sold to seigate technology for $90 million. they will use the facility for their
to view it. >>> federal officials say four americans from southern california trained at a paint ball range and plan to join al qaeda. they told the fbi that would be officially trained in afghanistan then participate in violent gee jihad. -- one of them served in the u.s. air force. the fbi says the men planned to depart this month. >> a man is under arrest accused of molesting girls and offering them marijuana. san rafel police arrested jason edward clar yesterday. he's accused of the continuous sexual abuse of two girls under the age of 11, also taking lewd pictures of them and offering them marijuana. he has not seen the girls for about two years now. the girls told a parent about the allegations. clar is being held on $150,000 bail. >>> san mateo county prosecutors filed new charges against a murder suspect to try to keep him in jail while they appeal the dismissal of a murder charge against him. they charged gregory elarms with possessing weapons while in jail. that increased his bail to a half million dollars. he confessed to the fatal shooting of activist david lewis but the j
view, high clouds moving in to northern california. we have lots of upper 50s and 60s. right now it is 60 degrees in hayward. san francisco downtown checking in 57 degrees. our main concern will be fog. we have the recent rainfall and left over moisture on the ground, with temperatures dropping over night, when it matches the due point fog forms. speaking of the cold over night lows. look that numbers, upper 30s towards napa. conquered 40 degrees. partly cloudy skies. san francisco 47. san jose 44. the afternoon, a different story. coming up the neighborhoods that approach the 70s and rain returns. >> thank you. >>> still ahead on ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m., the reason mexico's outgoing president wants to change the country's name. . >>> the rebels in serious provided video that they say show as hospital bombed. this clinic was one of the last hospitals in the city. a business man owned it and became a refuge for those wounded in the fighting. 40,000 people have died in the fighting. >>> felipe calderon is hoping to make his country less like the united states. it is not a
. >>> people in southern california may soon have a new way to get to las vegas with some interesting perks. >>> plus it's been going on for more than a decade. we're going to show you the san francisco landmark that is kicking off it's annual toy drive. [ traffic passing ] ♪ [ music box: lullaby ] [ man on tv, indistinct ] ♪ [ lullaby continues ] [ baby coos ] [ man announcing ] millions are still exposed to the dangers... of secondhand smoke... and some of them can't do anything about it. ♪ [ continues ] [ gasping ] >>> the city of los angeles may be moving toward a ban on elephants and traveling circuses. it was recommended the full council vote on such a ban, or ban the use of elephant holds called bull hooks. >>> las vegas is a popular destination for folks in southern california, and by late next year, there may be new train service to take them there. a company called las vegas railway express has signed a contract with union pacific to use a section of track from san bernardino county to los angeles. the ticks would cost $99 each way. the train cars would all have bars and big
for the california department of corrections confirmed that an investigation is under way and said the department is taking, quote, appropriate actions. >>> the los angeles police of chief beck is considering firing four officers at the center of a police brutality case. the l.a. times reports one of the officers tasered a handcuffed woman while joking with other officers at the scene. the chief is considering firing the other officers for allegedly lying about the incident. this is the fourth case in the last few months where l.a.p.d. officers have been accused of using force on restrained suspects. >>> some people are hitting the roads and airports early. they are trying to beat the travel rush this thanksgiving holiday. christien kafton caught up with those trying to avoid the hassle and tells us the change luring some travelers to the roads. >> reporter: flyers in and out of oakland international airport today said it was smooth sailing, enjoying the proverbial calm before the storm. the airport is trying to take some of the sting out of holiday travel by offering up to three days of free par
california agricultural products. the port of oakland says its seaport alone is responsible for $8 million a day in economic activity, but longshoremen made no apologies for staying off the job in support of fellow union workers. >> when people ask for help, they're gonna get it. if it comes on christmas eve or new year's, or the day before thanksgiving, if workers are in trouble, they're gonna be there for them, no matter what. >> reporter: the port says the extra traffic out here could continue into next week. but today a spokesperson told me there should be no significant impact on goods getting to all the stores on friday. ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the city of richmond will take the lead in the oversight of the work to rebuild the damaged unit at chevron's refinery there. the unit was heavily damaged during a fire back in august. the city council voted to take a close look at the repairs being made. all documentation will be shared with the public and chevron will be ordered to disassemble and redo any work that city officials say is unsatisfactory. chevron has said it will repair the u
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